Human Rights section

This section shall include all the analytic articles that addresses particular cases and/ or particular categories of human rights, which are most often violated in Albania. It shall also analyze the Albanian legislation, impacting human rights, to assess if it meets the required standards and principles set by the European Convention on Human Rights (“ECHR”), which is ratified by Albania.

The evolution of the perception of fundamental rights in the European Union

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This work addresses the development of the protection of Human Rights in the EU. It explores the development of EU human rights outside of the EU treaties, due to the constitutional courts of the Member States and the European Court of Justice.

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Refugees and asylum seekers rights in Albania: A comparison with European legislation

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This article deals with the phenomenon of irregular immigration in Albania most specifically regarding the rights of asylum seekers and refugees. This topic is directly linked with the subject of Human Rights, being a fundamental value and a goal to be accomplished regulated through international Conventions, international organizations such as Council of Europe and European Union itself.

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The Principle of Non-Discrimination on Grounds of Gender in the Workplace – Assessing Albanian Law through EU Standards

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This is an analysis aiming to examine the extent to which the Albanian legislation is aligned with the EU acquis with regard to the women’s labour rights, with a special focus on the non-discrimination on grounds of gender.

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“Chilling effect”, towards an additional standard for the protection of freedom of expression

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In a democratic society, no one should be hindered to exercise his/her rights, rather he/she should be encouraged, especially when these rights are not merely individual but linked to the interests of society as a whole.

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Abuzimi seksual i fëmijëve, mbrojtja ndërkombëtare dhe sistemi ligjor shqiptar

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Holta Ymeri
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Ky artikull trajton një shkelje shumë serioze të të drejtave të njeriut, abuzimin seksual, të kryer kundër një kategorie të veçantë dhe të pambrojtur të shoqërisë sonë: fëmijët. Artikulli synon të trajtojë në mënyrë gjithëpërfshirëse fenomenin e abuzimit seksual të fëmijëve dhe pasojat e tij, si dhe masat e marra për ta parandaluar atë në nivel ndërkombëtar dhe në rendin juridik shqiptar.

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Sexual abuse of children, international protection and the Albanian legal order

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Holta Ymeri
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This article deals with a very serious human right violation, sexual abuse, committed against a particularly vulnerable category of our society: children. The article intends to treat in a comprehensive way the phenomenon of sexual abuse of children and its consequences as well as the measures taken to prevent it at international level and within the Albanian legal order.

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On Several Aspects of Good Governance and the Importance of Civic Engagement

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This article deals with the concept of good governance and its major elements, among which civic engagement and respect to human rights. Paragraph II of this article explains the concept of good governance, the development of this concept and its main elements.

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The right to access to higher education in Albania

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The right to access to higher education is a hot topic being discussed around the world, which involves a series of legal, policy and human rights issues. This paper will deal with the right to access to higher education in Albania, analyzing the new education reform and its impact on access to higher education under the light of the ECHR convention.

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